01/02/2016 10:01 PM AEDT | Updated 31/01/2017 8:15 AM AEDT

30 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Made Totally From Scratch

All of them deliciously easy, too.

Damn Delicious

The slow cooker has saved so many of our lives. We’re eternally grateful to know that dinner is waiting for us, ready to eat, when we get home from work thanks to this magical appliance. But often times making a slow cooker meal feels a lot more like a science experiment ― with a can of this and a can of that ― than cooking. If you’re into eating fresh foods with seasonal ingredients, it can be hard to get excited about those kinds of recipes. 

For you folks, we put together a list of recipes that are super easy, but use a very limited amount of packaged ingredients. These are the 30 from-scratch (but still simple) slow cooker meals you can get excited about.

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